Introduction

Kinesiology, the science of movement, integrates the biological, physical, behavioral and social sciences in the study of physical activity and sport, and their effect on the fitness and quality of life of people across the lifespan. The Kinesiology program at California State University San Marcos is a comprehensive program of study offered in support of the Surgeon General's "Call to Action to Prevent and Decrease Overweight and Obesity," and Healthy People 2010.